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Whiskey Barrel Aged Porter – Powell Street Craft Brewery

By Mike @mikescraftbeer

From Powell Street Craft Brewery in East Vancouver comes their "Whiskey Barrel Aged Porter". The beer pours a deep black colour with red tinges when held up to the light and a small brown head that fades quickly. The aroma consists of roasted malts, dark fruits, cherry, sweet vanilla, some chocolate and whiskey. The flavour is of chocolate, cherry, dark fruits, brown sugar, roasted malts, vanilla, whiskey and some oak. The alcohol content comes in at 6% with an IBU of 27. I would have to say this is one great barrel aged porter and I hope it becomes an annual release!

Commercial Description: We've aged a robust porter for six months in American whiskey barrels. Notes of cherry and vanilla enhance the subtle dark fruit and coffee flavours of this limited edition beer.

Whiskey Barrel Aged Porter – Powell Street Craft Brewery
Whiskey Barrel Aged Porter – Powell Street Craft Brewery

About Mike

I am an avid outdoors man and hobby photographer who loves to spend as much time as possible exploring the beautiful backcountry of the Province of British Columbia and everywhere else! When not exploring nature though I am exploring Craft and Micro Brew beer locally and from around the world. If you love beer like I do please come on a journey for your taste buds. Who knows you just might find your next favorite beer!

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